Photos: One year later, Minneapolis mourns and honors George Floyd

Two Black men place their hands on a mural depicting George Floyd
Jay Webb and Michael Wilson, both of Minneapolis, pay their respects during a visit to George Floyd Memorial Square on Tuesday in Minneapolis.
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One year since the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police and the massive social justice protests it sparked nationwide, people across Minneapolis and the state participated in marches and other events over the last few days to mark the anniversary of Floyd’s death.

Candles illuminate an outdoor memorial
George Floyd Memorial Square on Tuesday in Minneapolis.
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Two people embrace at a memorial crowded with flowers
Kalaya’an Medoza, 32, embraces Robyn Ayers, 25, as the Minneapolis residents share a moment at George Floyd Memorial Square on Tuesday.
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A woman lights a candle from the flame of another at a memorial
The sun sets over George Floyd Memorial Square on Tuesday in Minneapolis.
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A woman wipes her eyes while visiting a memorial.
Tanya Young of Minneapolis wipes her eyes while visiting George Floyd Memorial Square on Tuesday.
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Men raise their fists in the air on a rooftop
Men show their support from atop a building overlooking George Floyd Memorial Square on Tuesday in Minneapolis.
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A note surrounded by candles and flowers reads in part, "Grief is really love we want to give but cannot."
A visitor to George Floyd Memorial Square in Minneapolis left a message of love.
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People are silhouetted by the sun near a display representing rows of tombstones
People visit the “Say Their Names” Cemetery near George Floyd Memorial Square on Tuesday in Minneapolis, MN.
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A man on a motorcycle displays a Black Lives Matter flag.
A motorcyclist holds a banner during a march and rally at the Minnesota State Capitol on Monday in St. Paul.
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Venelii Maria Felling and other Indigenous dancers perform during a march.
Venelii Maria Felling, 33, of Brooklyn Center, Minn., and other Indigenous dancers perform during a march and rally at the Minnesota State Capitol on Monday in St. Paul.
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People march from the Minnesota State Capitol.
People march from the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul on Monday in remembrance of George Floyd and to call for justice for those who lost loved ones to police violence.
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People march from the Minnesota State Capitol.
People march from the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul on Monday in remembrance of George Floyd.
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Courteney Ross, left, is comforted by Toshira Garraway.
Courteney Ross, left, who was dating George Floyd at the time of his death, is comforted by Toshira Garraway, founder of Families Supporting Families Against Police Violence, during a rally at the Minnesota State Capitol on Monday in St. Paul.
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People walk through an exhibit in a park.
People walk through the “Justice for George: Messages from the People” exhibit at Phelps Field Park on Saturday in Minneapolis. The exhibition is a collection of plywood used to protect businesses during the civil unrest in the Twin Cities after George Floyd’s death last May.
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Alexis Rodgers, 21, of Minneapolis, with Caden, 3, on her shoulders.
Alexis Rodgers, 21, of Minneapolis, and Caden, 3, the child of a friend, attend the inaugural remembrance rally and march hosted by the George Floyd Global Memorial outside the Hennepin County Government Center on Sunday in Minneapolis.
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